Judge sentence to prison to legislator Cléver Jiménez

Judge sentence to prison to legislator Cléver Jiménez

The national judge Lucy Blacio yesterday issued ballots of imprisonment to the Assemblyman of Pachakutik Cléver Jiménez; his Adviser, Fernando Villavicencio, and political activist Carlos Figueroa. The police headquarters should locate the sentenced and, once apprehended,...
Luis Armando Q. surrendered in Esmeraldas

Three fugitives from the CDP of Quito surrender voluntarily

Justice Minister Jose Serrano, revealed yesterday that thanks to the publication of photographs of the fugitives who escaped, on Sunday December 15, from the Provisional Detention Centre (CDP) in Quito, has made that three of them surrender to the police. Luis Armando Q. who was...
Young Offenders Centre of Riobamba

For the third time youths escape from a Riobamba prison

During last Sunday afternoon, eight minors escaped the Young Offenders Centre of Riobamba. Police immediately carried out an operation and after an hour of investigations the officers managed to recapture five young runaways. On Monday another teenager surrendered himself. Police...
CDP prison guards face preventive prison

13 CDP guides of Quito face detention due to massive escape

Last Monday, prosecutors opened an investigation against fifteen prison guards, five national police and the former director of the Provisional Detention Center (CDP) of Pichincha, due to the escape of 56 convicts that occurred last Sunday in Quito. The prosecutor Juan Carlos...
CDP inmates escape

CDP convicts escaped through the entrance

During last Sunday visiting hours at the Provisional Detention Center (CDP) in Quito, nothing out of the ordinary happened until 09:30 when a group of inmates escaped the control and safety system and ran out through the front door. The police officers in charge along with the...
Litoral Prison will be demolished

Litoral Prison will be demolished

Interior Minister Jose Serrano announced that the old building of the Litoral Prison in Guayaquil will be demolished. “You will see how deplorable is that centre… trash… the conditions were really the worst. This cannot even be used as a warehouse… It has...

Countries in Latin America are implementing the use of a tracking bracelet

A report on the human rights of prisoners in Latin America, published by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) revealed that excessive pretrial detention within the Hispanic judicial system is one of the major conflicts in the region. According to the document,...
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“The 10 of Luluncoto” convicted

The Third Court of Crime of the National Court of Justice found the ten youths, known as “the 10 of Luluncoto”, guilty of “attempted subversion” by the Prosecutor’s Office under the charges of plotting against state security.   The youths were arrested in an...